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AMZN

Amazon.com

$1,276.68

22.35 (1.78%)

, FB

Facebook

$187.77

-0.07 (-0.04%)

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Morgan Stanley most bullish on Amazon in large-cap internet

Morgan Stanley analyst Brian Nowak issued his 2018 outlook for U.S. internet names, saying among the large caps he is bullish on Amazon (AMZN) as he sees growing high margin revenues leading to upward revisions of estimates for the company. He is also positive on Facebook (FB), contending that core Facebook ad unit pricing can rise over 20% in 2018 and Instagram can add about $16B in ad revenue. Nowak also keeps an Overweight rating on Alphabet (GOOG), as he expects innovation to drive beats on revenue and profits. He has a $1,250 price target on Amazon, $215 price target on Facebook and a $1,210 target on Alphabet.

AMZN

Amazon.com

$1,276.68

22.35 (1.78%)

FB

Facebook

$187.77

-0.07 (-0.04%)

GOOG

Alphabet

$1,105.52

2.91 (0.26%)

GOOGL

Alphabet Class A

$1,112.05

1.91 (0.17%)

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AMZN Amazon.com
$1,276.68

22.35 (1.78%)

01/11/18
COWN
01/11/18
UPGRADE
Target $150
COWN
Outperform
VMware upgraded to Outperform at Cowen
As reported previously, Cowen analyst Gregg Moskowitz upgraded VMware (VMW) to Outperform from Market Perform. The analyst said strong data from his IT survey and recent channel checks increase his confidence in the company's ability to execute at a high level. He also noted strong demand for vSphere and strong interest in the joint AWS (AMZN) offering. Moskowitz raised his price target to $150 from $130 on VMware shares.
01/11/18
STFL
01/11/18
NO CHANGE
Target $1425
STFL
Buy
Amazon price target raised to $1,425 ahead of Q4 earnings at Stifel
Stifel analyst Scott Devitt previewed Amazon's Q4 earnings report, expected in early February, telling investors he expects healthy e-commerce holiday sales, continued momentum in Prime adoption and continued strength in AWS. Beyond the quarter, he sees Amazon as well positioned for 2018 and 2019 given strength in e-commerce, cloud, smart speakers and voice), international growth and new product categories like grocery. Devitt raised his price target on Amazon shares to $1,425 from $1,313 and keeps a Buy rating on the stock.
01/11/18
PIPR
01/11/18
NO CHANGE
PIPR
Overweight
Amazon's AWS still the leading public cloud offering, says Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Michael Olson reported that the firm's 2018 survey of CIOs shows that Amazon's (AMZN) AWS remains the leading public cloud offering in terms of revenue and scale and is tied with Microsoft's (MSFT) Azure for mindshare, which is a change from last year when AWS had lost some mindshare amid "early-2017 hype" regarding the maturation of Azure's offering. 90% of CIOs surveyed intend to increase AWS spending in 2018, which is up from 87% in 2017, Olson added. Azure maintained mindshare and Google Cloud Platform (GOOG) saw a significant step up in mindshare, while smaller cloud providers rapidly lose mindshare, noted Olson.
01/11/18
PIPR
01/11/18
NO CHANGE
Target $1300
PIPR
Overweight
Alphabet price target raised to $1,300 from $1,150 at Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Sam Kemp raised his price target on Alphabet (GOOG) to $1,300, saying Google Cloud Platform is gaining mindshare from smaller competitors in the public cloud space amid "ongoing feature improvements, accompanying platform evangelism, and adoption by younger companies". The analyst contends that as a #3 player in the field behind Amazon's (AMZN) AWS and Microsoft's (MSFT) Azure, GCP can still create "meaningful shareholder value" within the accelerating cloud environment. Kemp keeps his Overweight rating on Alphabet.
FB Facebook
$187.77

-0.07 (-0.04%)

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WBLR
01/10/18
NO CHANGE
WBLR
Outperform
Facebook added to Current Better Values List at William Blair
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JPMS
01/10/18
NO CHANGE
Target $1385
JPMS
Overweight
Amazon can be $1 trillion company over time, says JPMorgan
Amazon.com (AMZN) has the potential to be a $1 trillion dollar company over time, as it remains early in the e-commerce and cloud secular shifts, JPMorgan analyst Doug Anmuth tells investors in a research note. The shares closed yesterday up $5.83 to $1,252.70, which represents a market capitalization of around $603 billion. The analyst says Amazon is investing in more major growth opportunities than any other company he covers. Anmuth views Amazon as a top pick for 2018 and upped his price target for the shares to $1,385 from $1,375. He reiterates an Overweight rating on the name. Amazon shares increased 56% in 2017, more than Netflix (NFLX), Facebook (FB) and Alphabet (GOOG, GOOGL), Anmuth points out. He thinks Amazon will outperform again in 2018.
01/12/18
STFL
01/12/18
NO CHANGE
Target $195
STFL
Buy
Facebook shares to struggle until impact of strategy shift clearer, says Stifel
Stifel analyst Scott Devitt noted that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the company will make significant changes to its social networking platform over the coming months to shift its focus away from helping people find meaningful content and towards "facilitat(ing)...meaningful interactions." He thinks Facebook is doing the right thing for the long-term, but also believes the shares will struggle until the long-term economic implications of the shift become more clear. Devitt keeps a Buy rating on Facebook, but "with less conviction than any previous moment of our coverage," he tells investors.
01/12/18
JPMS
01/12/18
NO CHANGE
JPMS
Overweight
JPMorgan expects Facebook shares to be weak after Zuckerberg post
JPMorgan analyst Doug Anmuth expects shares of Facebook to be weak in the near-term after its CEO Mark Zuckerberg last night wrote about major changes to how the company builds Facebook. Zuckerberg said the company is changing the goal for product teams from focusing on helping users find relevant content to helping users have more meaningful social interactions. It is too early to know the full impact of these changes, but they do create risk to Facebook's financials, Anmuth tells investors in a research note. The analyst does, however, think the changes are the right steps for the platform. He keeps an Overweight rating on Facebook. The stock in premarket trading is down 4%, or $7.42, to $180.35.
GOOG Alphabet
$1,105.52

2.91 (0.26%)

01/08/18
FBCO
01/08/18
NO CHANGE
Target $1350
FBCO
Outperform
Alphabet best positioned to connect goods supply with demand, says Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Stephen Ju believes Alphabet is best positioned in the sector to connect supply of goods with consumer demand. The analyst reiterates an Outperform rating and $1350 on Alphabet Class A shares given ongoing monetization improvements in Search through product updates, larger-than-expected contribution from Google's larger nonSearch businesses, namely YouTube, Play and Cloud, and optionality for value creation from new monetization initiatives such as Maps as well as the eventual commercialization of Google's Other Bets.
GOOGL Alphabet Class A
$1,112.05

1.91 (0.17%)

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RIG

Transocean

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GoPro

$6.30

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MET

MetLife

$53.56

-0.29 (-0.54%)

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CVE

Cenovus Energy

$10.43

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UTX

United Technologies

$135.52

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AGN

Allergan

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VZ

Verizon

$53.23

-0.235 (-0.44%)

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NFLX

Netflix

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$NYE

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HPE

HP Enterprise

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NFLX

Netflix

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UAL

United Continental

$76.96

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Roche

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SQ

Square

$44.69

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